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newscricketa year ago

BCCI announce India A squad for one-day series against South Africa A

The BCCI have announced two sets of 15-man squads of India A for the upcoming five One Day games to be played against a touring South Africa A side. The first of the five One Day fixtures will be played on August 29. All the five games will be played at The Sports Hub, Thiruvananthapuram.
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newscricket3 years ago

Faf du Plessis asserts Wanderers track was not dangerous

Faf du Plessis has rubbished claims that the Wanderers pitch was dangerous for play even after his side lost the third Test match to India in the three-match series. He also argued that his side has never been welcomed with a green track whenever they have toured India for a series in the past.
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newscricket3 years ago

India A to face South Africa A in tri-series opener in last minute schedule change

Due to a last-minute change to the itinerary, India A will now take on South Africa A in the opening game of the triangular series following Australia A’s boycott of the tour. Afghanistan A, who replaced Australia, were supposed to play the opener, but will now play their first match on July 28.
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newscricket3 years ago

Glenn McGrath heaps praise on Indian fast bowlers

Glenn McGrath has lavished praised on the young crop of Indian fast bowlers - Basil Thampi, Ankit Rajpoot, and Aniket Choudhary - saying that they will help Indian cricket in the long run. The legendary Aussie also hailed the impact that the MRF pace academy has had on pacers and on him as well.
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newscricket3 years ago

Rahul Dravid suggests BCCI to replace South Africa tri-series with a bilateral series

Rahul Dravid has advised the BCCI to replace the India A tri-series with a bilateral series against South Africa rather than cancelling the entire tour after Australia pulled out due to contract disputes. The hosts may replace it with five 50-over matches, or look for a replacement for Australia.
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